Definitions for "North and South"
Keywords:  jakes, trilogy, novel, gaskell, hale
North and South, is a 1982 novel written by John Jakes. It is the first part of the North and South trilogy. The next book Jakes wrote was Love and War.
North and South is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in 1854. It originally appeared as a serial in the magazine Household Words. The title indicates a major theme of the book: the contrast between the way of life in the industrial north of England and the wealthier south, although it was only under pressure from her publishers that Gaskell changed the title from its original, Margaret Hale.
North and South is a BBC television serial which first aired in 2004. It starred Richard Armitage as John Thornton, and Daniela Denby-Ashe as Margaret Hale. It is based on the 1855 Victorian novel of the same title by Elizabeth Gaskell.